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The phonetics of tone in Saramaccan
(John Benjamins, 2006)
This paper presents the results of a preliminary investigation of the phonetics of tone in Saramaccan, an Atlantic creole spoken in Surinam. Saramaccan has traditionally been described as exhibiting a lexical contrast ...
Parallel Reverse Treebanks for the Discovery of Morpho-Syntactic Markings
This paper describes a corpus of syntactic structures and associated sentences. However, it is not a traditional treebank. The syntactic structures are created first and are then associated with sentences in a human language. ...
The MILE Corpus for Less Commonly Taught Languages
(Association for Computational Linguistics, 2006)
This paper describes a small, structured English corpus that is designed for translation into Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs), and a set of re-usable tools for creation of similar corpora. The corpus systematically ...
Modeling contested categorization in linguistic databases
A fundamental problem in the design of linguistic databases is finding effective ways to encode content which is of a contested nature—that is, content which involves data for which there is no general consensus on how ...